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Aurora is Visible throughout Canada and Alaska This New Year

Aurora is Visible throughout Canada and Alaska This New Year

The sun on December 28 emitted a big burst of gas and magnetic field called a coronal mass ejection. And scientists predicted that the stellar bump after hitting earth will result in the Aurora borealis commonly known as the Northern Lights.

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) also issued warning that a strong geomagnetic storm of a level G3 will hit earth, due to a strong coronal mass ejection on the sun on Monday.

Judicial Watch sues NOAA for Documents related to Controversial Climate Change Study

Judicial Watch sues NOAA for Documents related to Controversial Climate Change Study

The conservative watchdog group Judicial Watch has revealed that it has filed a court case against a government agency for seeking records related to a climate change research. The lawsuit announced Tuesday was filed in the US District Court on December 2.

Arctic’s air temperature in 2015 sets new records: NOAA Report

Arctic’s air temperature in 2015 sets new records: NOAA Report

The Arctic Report Card 2015 by NOAA has found air temperature in 2015 across Arctic to be significantly up, the highest since records began in 1900. Rise in air and sea surface temperatures, declining ice thickness, depletion in walrus population and shift in behavior of fish are among the changes noticed by the researchers.

Shell and NOAA Team Up To Sponsor $7 Million XPrize

Shell and NOAA Team Up To Sponsor $7 Million XPrize

The Shell and the US National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) have joined hands to sponsor a $7 million XPrize, which they say will help promote the development of new sensors, robotic submerisbles and other technologies.

This new initiative aims to explore the seafloor as it can lead to advances in a variety of areas. For example, a Caribbean Sea sponge was used in developing a number of drugs, including HIV medicine.

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